Jessner solution


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Jessner solution

(jes′nĕr)
A topical liquid used as a chemical peel to treat acne, wrinkles, melasma, and dyschromia.

Jessner,

Max, German-U.S. dermatologist, 1887-1978.
Jessner chemical peel - Synonym(s): Jessner solution
Jessner-Kanof disease - benign lymphocytic infiltration most often affecting facial skin. Synonym(s): Jessner-Kanof lesion
Jessner-Kanof lesion - Synonym(s): Jessner-Kanof disease
Jessner solution - Resorcinol (14 g), salicylic acid (14 g), lactic acid (85%; 14 ml), and ethanol (95%; 100 ml). Used for superficial peels for such skin indications as comedonal acne, melasma, skin refreshing, and nonfacial peeling. Synonym(s): Jessner chemical peel